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ADBA reacts to EU referendum

Commenting on the UK's decision to leave the European Union, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton said: “The policy framework for anaerobic digestion has been closely linked to European directives, and the industry will need to work hard to ensure that we maintain and build our place in Britain…

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Tags: DECC, anaerobic digestion, biogas, Charlotte Morton, Defra, government, European Union, EU, Europe

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ADBA presents views on sustainable bioenergy to EC

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As part of the European Commission’s Energy Union strategy a new bioenergy sustainability policy for post 2020 is being developed. The new policy would impact the AD industry with possible changes to: sustainability criteria; soil, water and air quality standards; indirect land-use change (iLUC); and, the creation of new…

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Tags: European Union, ec energy union, bioenergy, bioenergy sustainability, sustainability criteria, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, crop operators, food waste operators, redii, iLUC, thom koller

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Creating a biomethane market – what are your views?

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The European Biogas Association (EBA) is conducting a survey to assess whether existing and potential biomethane consumers would be prepared to pay a premium over natural gas supplies, due to biomethane's renewable, sustainable, and environment friendly credentials. To this end the EBA needs to understand the present level of…

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Tags: european biogas association, Survey, European Union, anaerobic digestion, biomethane, thom koller, biomethane in transport, biomethane injection, biomethane to grid, district heat, local authorities, CHP, food waste operators, crop operators

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State aid proposals: EU waters down FIT restriction

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The European Commission has published an updated draft of its state aid guidelines, which had originally proposed to limit support available to Feed-in Tariff projects to below 1MW. While the latest draft disappointingly proposes to further limit support available under FIT schemes to 500kW, the proposals also seem to offer…

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Tags: DECC, EU, European Commission, European Union, Feed-in-Tariff, financial incentives, FIT, Jordan Marshall, state aid

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EU waste targets: government talks down landfill ban

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Defra’s response to the consultation on the review of EU waste targets has disappointingly reiterated government’s opposition to banning biodegradeable waste to landfill, although this was caveated with the assurance that this position would change if such a mechanism can be proven to be “the best-value way of…

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Tags: Defra, European Commission, European Union, Green Alliance, Jordan Marshall, landfill ban, Landfill Directive, separate food waste collections, source segregation, Waste Framework Directive

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EU energy & environmental policy - government consulting on European scope

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As part of the government-wide review of the balances of competences between the EU and the UK, aimed at examining the scope of EU activities and how it impacts on the UK, DECC and Defra have launched a joint call for evidence on the interaction between Europe and the UK…

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Tags: air quality, DECC, Defra, End of waste, European Union, Jordan Marshall, Waste Framework Directive

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